PM reviews progress of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana

Published By : Admin | March 30, 2017 | 18:56 IST
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PM Modi reviews progress of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana
PM Modi calls for synergy between various Government Departments, Krishi Vigyan Kendras and Agricultural Universities
Work with a comprehensive and holistic vision for PMKSY, use latest technology available for monitoring projects: PM exhorts officials

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today reviewed the progress of the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY) – the Union Government’s flagship irrigation programme.

The meeting was attended by senior officials from various concerned Ministries, besides PMO and NITI Aayog.

Officials stated that out of 99 priority irrigation projects, 21 projects, with a total irrigation potential of 5.22 lakh hectares are likely to be completed by June 2017.

An additional 45 priority projects in the States of Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Odisha, are progressing well, and are likely to be completed ahead of schedule.

The Prime Minister urged to officials to give maximum attention to drip and micro-irrigation, in these upcoming irrigation projects. He called for synergy between various Government Departments, Krishi Vigyan Kendras and Agricultural Universities to work out efficient cropping patterns and water-use mechanisms in the command areas of these projects.

The Prime Minister exhorted the officials to work with a comprehensive and holistic vision for PMKSY. He also called for using latest available technology, including space applications, to monitor the progress of irrigation projects.

 

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The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has expressed deep grief over the loss of lives due to a road accident in Siddharthnagar district of Uttar Pradesh. Shri Modi has announced an ex-gratia from the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund (PMNRF) for the victims of a road accident in Siddharthnagar, Uttar Pradesh.

The Prime Minister's Office tweeted;

"उत्तर प्रदेश के सिद्धार्थनगर में हुआ सड़क हादसा अत्यंत पीड़ादायक है। मेरी संवेदनाएं शोकाकुल परिजनों के साथ हैं। ईश्वर उन्हें इस अपार दुख को सहने की शक्ति प्रदान करे। इसके साथ ही मैं सभी घायलों के शीघ्र स्वस्थ होने की कामना करता हूं: PM @narendramodi"

"The Prime Minister has announced an ex-gratia of Rs. 2 lakh each from PMNRF for the next of kin of those who lost their lives in an accident in Siddharthnagar, UP. The injured would be given Rs. 50,000 each."